Check a Chili’s Gift Card Balance

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Check Your Chili’s Gift Card Balance and Get Cash Back Like No Place Else

Chili’s casual dining is known to be fun, fresh, and flavorful and a Chili’s gift card is always welcome.

DoNotPay can show you what to do with your almost-empty card. Here are our tips on how to check your Chili’s gift card balance and turn the remaining bucks into cash!

How Does a Chili’s Gift Card Work?

You can get either plastic or electronic gift cards that are redeemable at any Chili’s outlet or Maggiano’s Little Italy restaurant in the U.S. or Guam. This gives you a choice of approximately 1,500 locations countrywide.

Both physical and eGift cards are available in denominations of:

  • $25
  • $50
  • $75
  • $100

Chili’s runs regular promotions on the use of its gift cards, offering incentive vouchers for gift card purchases or discounts when you use a gift card to pay for your meal.

You can use a Chili’s gift card to pay for:

  • In-store dining
  • Online purchases for store collection
  • Home delivery with services such as DoorDash

How To Check the Balance on a Chili’s Gift Card

If you want to know how much money is left on your card, there are three easy ways to perform a Chili’s gift card check:

  1. Online
  2. By phone
  3. In store


Chili’s website can tell you how much value is still on your gift card. All you need to do is enter the number on the card and prove you are not a robot.

By Phone

You can contact Brinker Services Corporation (the owner of Chili’s) by calling 1-888-532-6092 to find out your balance. Follow the voice prompts to check how much money is still available. You should remember to have the card handy when you call.

In Store

If you present your plastic card or a printout of your eGift voucher in-store, a cashier will be able to scan it to check your balance.

All too often, you will find that the remaining balance on your card is too small to be of any use. At this point, you may be tempted to forget about the card and leave the remaining balance unspent.

DoNotPay has a better alternative—we can show you how to turn your remaining card balance into cash!

What Can You Do With Your Old Chili’s Gift Card?

If the balance remaining on your Chili’s gift card is only a few dollars, you may be able to redeem the amount in cash.

Chili’s states their gift cards are not exchangeable for cash unless required by law, but in 11 states and Puerto Rico, you can redeem up to $5 in cash from the vendor of the gift card (up to $10 in California). There are several ways of doing this:

Redemption OptionExplanation
KioskMany grocery and department stores have machines that will give you instant cash for unused gift cards.

The amount they offer will be a percentage of the remaining value on the card, so you will not receive the full residual balance

Card exchangeOnline gift card exchanges swap your gift card for cards of a similar value from other vendors. You may be able to exchange your Chili’s card for something more attractive, but you will lose out on the face value of each card
Card purchase websitesSeveral websites offer to buy gift cards with residual values on them, but they only offer a percentage—typically between 85 and 90%—of the remaining money
Direct from the vendorYou can redeem the full remaining balance on the card if it is under $5 ($10 in California) by going directly to a Chili’s or associated outlet. This may be easier said than done, though. To do this, you must:
  • Be in one of the 12 states with a cash back policy
  • Travel to the restaurant with your card
  • Explain the law to a cashier who may or may not be willing to help

If these options sound like a bit too much effort for a few dollars, DoNotPay has the solution. We can in a few clicks!

Get Cash Back From Your Chili’s Gift Card With DoNotPay

No matter whether or not you live in one of the cash back states, DoNotPay can redeem the balance on your Chili’s gift card for cash. Here’s what you need to do:

  1. in your web browser
  2. Go to our Cash Back on Gift Cards product
  3. Give us the details on your card

If you live in a state with a cash back policy, we will send your card details to the vendor for them to process. If you live elsewhere, DoNotPay will find the best location in one of the cash back states. You should get your money within 14 days.

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CostcoPapa JohnsBanana RepublicAutozone
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